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Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died in consulate, Trump says Saudi account credible

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 11:37pm
Saudi Arabia said on Saturday that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a fight inside its Istanbul consulate and that it fired two senior officials over his death, an account President Donald Trump said was credible but which drew deep skepticism from U.S. lawmakers.
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Australia government braced for Wentworth by-election defeat

BBC News - October 19, 2018 - 11:20pm
The ruling coalition's one-seat majority could evaporate if it loses the Wentworth by-election.
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Remains of more than 60 babies, fetuses found stashed in Detroit funeral home

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 10:33pm
The remains of more than 60 infants and fetuses were found stashed in a Detroit funeral home, police said on Friday, calling the discovery "deeply disturbing."
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Migrant caravan halted on Mexico-Guatemala border, pressure to turn back mounts

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 9:57pm
Hundreds of people in a caravan of migrants that crossed from Honduras into Guatemala tried unsuccessfully to breach the Mexican border on Friday, as local governments began making preparations to disperse the convoy.
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Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died in consulate, Trump says Saudi explanation credible

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 9:30pm
Saudi Arabia said on Friday that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a fight inside its Istanbul consulate and said it had fired two senior officials over the incident, giving an account that U.S. President Donald Trump said was credible.
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New York witches aim hex at Supreme Court's Brett Kavanaugh despite death threats

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 9:09pm
Melissa Madara was not surprised to receive death threats on Friday as her Brooklyn witchcraft store prepared to host a public hexing of newly confirmed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh this weekend.
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White House calls for justice in Khashoggi case, lawmakers criticize Saudi statement

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 9:05pm
The White House said on Friday it would press for justice after Saudi Arabia announced that journalist Jamal Khashoggi had died in the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul and that 18 Saudis had been arrested in connection with his death.
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Trump says Saudi explanation on Khashoggi's death credible

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 9:05pm
President Donald Trump said on Friday that Saudi Arabia's explanation for how journalist Jamal Khashoggi died at its consulate in Istanbul was credible.
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USC agrees to $215 million settlement in California gynecologist case

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 8:18pm
The University of Southern California has reached a $215 million proposed settlement with former patients of a gynecologist at the school who was accused of sexual abuse, the president of the university said in a letter on Friday seen by Reuters.
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Saudi crown prince had no knowledge of 'specific' Khashoggi operation: source

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 8:14pm
Saudi Arabia's crown prince had no knowledge of the specific operation that resulted in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul this month, a Saudi official familiar with the investigation said on Friday.
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U.N. secretary-general 'deeply troubled' by Saudi journalist's death

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 8:12pm
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is "deeply troubled" by the confirmation by Riyadh of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death, a United Nations spokesman said on Friday.
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Honduran president offers to help return Honduran migrants in Guatemala

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 8:11pm
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez said on Twitter on Friday he had requested permission from Guatemala's government to send civil protection agents to help Hondurans in Guatemala and was seeking transport for those wishing to return home.
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Fake moon: Could China really light up the night sky?

BBC News - October 19, 2018 - 7:48pm
The sci-fi plan would use giant mirrors in space to light city streets, but scientists are sceptical.
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Factbox: How Russians may have acted to interfere with U.S. Congressional elections

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 7:43pm
A U.S. indictment charging a Russian national with playing a prominent role in a Kremlin-backed plan to conduct "information warfare" to influence the U.S. midterm elections suggested that Russian influence operations have become more sophisticated since a campaign to impact the U.S. 2016 presidential election.
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Senator Graham says he's skeptical of Saudi explanation on Khashoggi

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 7:32pm
Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, who has been sharply critical of Saudi Arabia after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, said on Friday he was highly skeptical of the Saudi explanation for Khashoggi's death.
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White House, noting Saudi announcement on Khashoggi, says will press for justice

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 7:32pm
The White House said on Friday in a statement it had seen the announcement of Saudi Arabia's probe into the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and would continue to press for "justice that is timely, transparent, and in accordance with all due process."
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Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died in consulate, fires two senior officials

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 6:48pm
- Saudi Arabia said on Saturday that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has died, and said it fired two senior officials over the incident that has provoked an international outcry and strained relations between Riyadh and the West.
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Saudi King Salman orders formation of committee headed by crown prince: SPA

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 6:44pm
Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered the restructuring of the command of the general intelligence agency under the supervision of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the official Saudi press agency said on Saturday.
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Afghanistan election: Voters cast ballots amid heavy security

BBC News - October 19, 2018 - 6:35pm
Afghans defy Taleban and IS threats, and fears about fraud as they elect a new parliament.
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Saudi Arabia says journalist Khashoggi died after fight in consulate

Reuters News - October 19, 2018 - 6:27pm
Saudi Arabia said on Saturday preliminary results of investigations showed U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul after a fight with people he met there, state media reported.
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